Mark, Ekweremadu return to Senate

Senate President, David Mark; his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and the Senate Minority Leader, George Akume, have been re-elected into the upper chamber, just as high ranking senators like Smart Adeyemi, Abdul Ningi and Chris Ngige lost their bid to return. Ngige lost to Uche Ekwunife in Anambra Central; Smart Adeyemi

What’s an industry?

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Carmakers are afraid of Apple. YouTube, Netflix, and Amazon are upending the television industry. Skype, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and others have changed consumers’ notions of how – and how much it costs – to communicate with one another.

NCC postpones 2.6GHz spectrum auction again

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For the second time, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has postponed the proposed auctioning of the 2.6 gigahertz spectrum band ‘till further notice’, a situation that is frustrating the business plans of prospective investors seeking to play critical roles in Nigeria’s emerging broadband market, industry observers have said. According to

Nigerian economy underperforms due to oil and politics in Q1 2015

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The Nigerian economy has significantly underperformed in the first quarter of 2015, latest economic data shows. Africa’s largest oil producer surrendered to several months of battering from negative oil price shocks and political uncertainty, as economic growth slowed to 4.6 percent this quarter, versus 6.

Nigeria and the passing of Lee Kuan Yew

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I happened to be sitting in front of the television in the two hours following the official announcement by the Prime Minister’s office of the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, widely revered as the founding father of Singapore. Despite the time difference, leaders from all over the globe were outdoing each

4 shopping rules that really work

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Changing your habits and way of life takes time. Implementing a new fitness routine, diet, or spending pattern doesn’t happen overnight. In an attempt to change our shopping habits, my family and I have started buying in bulk (when it makes sense) as a way of saving money.

How much financial support to provide for parents

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When Sara was born, we were already thinking about her college fund. I remember my wife asking me whether we should setup a bank account for her many months ago, but at the end, we decided to just write down how much she actually owns without setting up an explicit

‘Coke’s new consumer campaign is unique in CSD market’

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Business environment is tough and competition is fierce in every segment of the market. It is only those companies that are consumer centric at this time that would survive the storm. John Ajayi, publisher of MarketingEdge Magazine and marketing consultant in this interview with DANIEL OBI singled out Share-A-Coke campaign

Boss-ology or leader-ology?

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Have you ever had a boss who frequently interrupted you during conversations, didn’t show appreciation, or spoke to you in a rude manner more often than you can remember? If yes, think about how this drained you and reduced your energy level. When employees don’t feel safe to speak up,

A unique solution to mass graduate unemployment in Nigeria

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Graduate unemployment has become an issue of national concern because of the threat it poses to the economy as well as causing retardation of the country’s economic growth. Large numbers of graduates are turned out every year from the nation’s tertiary institutions to join the already saturated labour market. According

Burgeoning cybersecurity market creates investable niche market for Nigerian Insurers

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As organizations in Nigeria become more reliant on data and more of their businesses conducted over digital channels, there is an increasing need to protect that data and those channels from cyber-attacks – creating a massive opportunity for the cyber insurance market. The cyber insurance market is booming due to

Minister lauds electorate for voting PDP

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The Minister of State for Defence, Col. Austin Akobundu (retd), yesterday, commended Abia electorate for coming out en masse to vote for all Peoples Democratic Party’s candidates in last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.

Police warn against breaching the peace over polls results

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OWERRI — As Imo people anxiously await the results of the presidential and National Assembly elections held, weekend, the state police command warned that the security agencies would not hesitate to ruthlessly deal with any person or group preparing to breach the peace in the state. The post Police warn

APGA accuses PDP of conspiracy with Army, INEC to rewrite results

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ONITSHA — The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday, accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of conspiring with the Army, Police and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to rewrite last Saturday’s National Assembly elections results and announced a falsified one in favour of the PDP. The post APGA accuses PDP

Polls: Police begin investigation into Ihiala violence

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Ihiala (Anambra — The Police Command in Anambra has commenced investigation into the crisis that erupted at Ihiala Local Government Council headquarters on Sunday. The post Polls: Police begin investigation into Ihiala violence appeared first on Vanguard News.

Benue: My plans —Tarzoor, PDP gov candidate

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Terhemen Tarzoor is the governorship candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue State. In this interview, he bared his mind on various issues including the general elections The post Benue: My plans —Tarzoor, PDP gov candidate appeared first on Vanguard News.

Osun PDP, APC disagree over outcome of polls

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed dissatisfaction with the result of the presidential election in Osun State. While announcing the result at the Independent National Electoral Commission headquarters in Osogbo, Prof.

Elections: Still work in progress…

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MARCH 28 has come and gone and here we are. The days after the presidential election continue to unfold. The results of one of the most keenly contested elections in the history of Nigeria’s democracy have not been released yet but snap shots of the results are emerging.

PDP sweeps presidential polls in Rivers

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PORT HARCOURT—The Independent National Electoral Comission, INEC, has declared the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State. The post PDP sweeps presidential polls in Rivers appeared first on Vanguard News.